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Pertamina Invites Socar, JX Nippon To Partner On Balikpapan Upgrade
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 Pertamina has approached Socar and Japan's JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp for possible partnerships to upgrade Indonesia's Balikpapan oil refinery.

ExxonMobil Reports Papua New Guinea Discovery
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Latest PNG discovery confirms southeast extension of P'nyang field.

Japan's JX To Sell North Sea Oil Field Stake To Faroe Petroleum
Friday, July 28, 2017 JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp says that its UK-based subsidiary has agreed to sell a stake in a North Sea oil field to Faroe.

Maersk Highlander Ready for Action
Friday, August 19, 2016 The Maersk Highlander jack-up rig will soon start work on the Culzean gas field in the North Sea for Maersk Oil, BP and JX Nippon, after being named at a ceremony at Invergordon in Scotland.

Quadrant Fails to Find Hydrocarbons at Driftwood-1 Well in Carnarvon Basin
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Quadrant Energy fails to find hydrocarbons at the Driftwood-1 prospect in permit WA-320-P in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia.

Malaysia's THHE Not Given More Time from JX Nippon to Complete Layang FPSO
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 TH Heavy Engineering did not get more time from JX Nippon Oil & Gas to complete the floating production storage and offloading unit for Malaysia's offshore Layang field.

Planning Underway to Drill Roc-2 Appraisal Well Off WA in 2H 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016 Carnavon Petroleum says planning is underway to drill Roc-2 appraisal well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia early in the second half of this year.

Carnarvon Confirms Condensate Rich Gas Find at Roc-1 Well in Block WA-437-P
Monday, January 18, 2016 Carnarvon Petroleum confirms condensate rich gas find at Roc-1 well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Quadrant Makes Condensate Rich Gas Find at Roc-1 Well Off Western Australia
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 Quadrant Energy makes condensate rich gas discovery at Roc-1 well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Drilling Continues at Roc-1 Prospect in Permit WA-437-P Offshore WA
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 Carnarvon Petroleum says drilling continues at the Roc-1 exploration well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Quadrant Energy Continues Drilling at Roc-1 Well Offshore Western Australia
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Carnarvon Petroleum updates on drilling at Roc-1 well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Quadrant Energy Spuds Roc-1 Well in Permit WA-437-P Off Western Australia
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Quadrant Energy spuds Roc-1 well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Quadrant Energy Awaits Approval to Drill Roc-1 Well Off Western Australia
Monday, November 23, 2015 Quadrant Energy awaits official approval to commence drilling the Roc-1 exploration well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Noble Tom Prosser to Spud Roc-1 Well Offshore Western Australia Next Week
Friday, November 13, 2015 The Noble Tom Prosser jackup is mobilizing to spud the Roc-1 prospect in WA-437-P offshore Western Australia next week.

Technip Bags Subsea Contract for Layang Field Off Sarawak from JX Nippon
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Technip bags a subsea contract for the Layang field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia from JX Nippon.

MODEC Bags FSO Supply Contract from Maersk Oil for Culzean Field
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 MODEC bags contract to supply a floating storage and offloading vessel to Maersk Oil for the Culzean field in the North Sea.

Carnarvon Confirms Drilling of Roc-1 Well to Proceed as Planned
Thursday, April 09, 2015 Carnarvon Petroleum confirms that drilling of Roc-1 exploration well in permit WA-437-P off Western Australia would not be affected despite field operator Apache's sale of its Australian assets to private equity funds.

Apache Plans to Drill Roc-1 Prospect Offshore Western Australia in 4Q 2015
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Apache plans to drill Roc-1 prospect in Permit WA-437-P off Western Australia in the last quarter of 2015.

JX Nippon Finds Oil at Bestari-1 Well in Deepwater Block R Off Sabah
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 JX Nippon Oil & Gas finds oil at Bestari-1 exploration well in deepwater Block R offshore Sabah, East Malaysia.

Santos, Japanese-led Team Make New Oil Find Off Malaysia
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Santos and its Japanese and Malaysian partners hit oil in an exploration well in deepwater off Sabah in east Malaysia, and are planning to drill further to evaluate the find.

Japan's JX, GDF Suez Find New Oil in UK North Sea
Friday, March 13, 2015 JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp says it had discovered new oil in the UK Central North Sea.

Santos Acquires 20% Stake in Sabah's Deepwater Block R
Friday, January 30, 2015 Santos acquires 10 percent interest each from Inpex and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration in Block R, offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

Orwell Offshore, FES Clinch $40M Contract from THHE for FPSO Layang
Friday, December 26, 2014 Orwell Offshore and FES International clinch a $40 million contract from TH Heavy Engineering to supply an external turret system for FPSO Layang.

Idemitsu Makes Gas, Condensate Find at Blocks 05-1b & 05-1c Off Vietnam
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Inpex reports that Idemitsu, the operator of Blocks 05-1b and 05-1c offshore southern Vietnam, made a gas and condensate discovery.

Apache Makes Major Oil Find at Phoenix South-1 Well in North West Shelf
Monday, August 18, 2014 Apache makes a major oil discovery at Phoenix South-1 well in permit WA-435-P in the North West Shelf in Western Australia.

Apache, JX Nippon Commit to Drill Roc Prospect in Permit WA-437-P in NWS
Monday, August 18, 2014 Apache and JX Nippon commit to drilling the Roc prospect in permit WA-437-P in the North West Shelf of Western Australia.

TH Heavy Engineering Bags $372M Deal for Layang Project Off Sarawak
Monday, May 19, 2014 TH Heavy Engineering bags a $372 million contract from JX Nippon for the Layang project offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.

Vietnam Extends Block 15-2 PSC in the Cu Long Basin by 5 Years
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation reports that the Block 15-2 Production Sharing Contract in the Cu Long Basin off Vietnam has been extended for five years.

JX Signs PSC with Petronas for Deepwater Block 2F off Sarawak
Thursday, September 19, 2013 JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation's subsidiary signs a Production Sharing Contract with Petronas for deepwater Block 2F off Sarawak, Malaysia.

Blackford Dolphin Rig Secured for Aragon Prospect
Thursday, July 11, 2013 Bridge Energy reports that the Blackford Dolphin rig has been secured for the drilling of the Aragon prospect in the North Sea in early 2014.

Bianchi-1 Well Drilling Continues in WA-49-R
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Tap Oil reports that drilling continues at the Bianchi-1 appraisal well in Retention Lease WA-49-R off Western Australia.

Japan Bank to Fund JX Nippon North Sea Acquisitions
Friday, April 12, 2013 The Japan Bank for International Cooperation will lend up to $881 million to JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corporation to help it finance the cost of purchasing to North Sea fields.

Lundin Strikes Oil Offshore Malaysia
Monday, March 11, 2013 Lundin Petroleum has discovered oil in the Ara-1 well offshore Peninsular Malaysia.